Monthly Archives: July 2011

Cycling specific eyewear with ASO

Cycle enthusiasts can be broadly split into two categories, road cyclists and mountain bikers. Both groups need to be kitted out in the right gear and a good pair of glasses are must have for both types of riders. Whether your’re on the road or off, one of the best items of gear you can invest in is a decent pair of glasses. At ASO we have carefully curated a selection of products that covers the spectrum of what you need, and nothing you don’t. We carry cycling eyewear from established brands Tifosi, Native, and Julbo at a broad range of prices. The following are some key features and benefits that can be found in products available with ASO, if you have any questions please ask us!

  • Interchangeable lens systems: Your’re able to take your lens out and replace with another depending on the light conditions your riding in.
  • Polarized lenses:  Polarized lenses help cut the glare and offer great protection
  • Frames with ventilation: Some frames are built with holes that help circulate air, which helps combat fogging.
  • Nose and temple grips:  Rubberized type materials that grip your skin so your glasses don’t slip even when your sweating up a storm.
  • Photochromic lenses:  Lenses that change tint colors on their own based on the intensity of the light you’re riding in.
  • Soft lens technology: Lenses that are soft and bendable, which reduce risk of injury if you happen to crash.
  • Anti-fog coatings:  A coating the manufacturer applies to the lens to help prevent fogging.
  • UVA & UVB protection:  You’re protected from the suns harmful rays.
  • Polycarbonate lenses: Lenses that are impact resistant, lightweight, offer UV protection, and scratch resistant.

Please visit Action Sport Optics, and browse our selection of cycleing specific eyewear HERE


Mike Montgomery 1st place slopestyle run

Spy Optics recently signed Mike Montgomery on their squad, check out Mikes 1st place slopestyle run at the 2011 Teva Mountain Games in Vail Colorado. Some pretty awesome Go Pro footage here!

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Motocross goggles available with ASO

Motocross goggles should always be used in motocross, at ASO we carry goggle styles from reputable brands Scott, Spy, and Dragon.  A good pair of goggles can make a big difference in how enjoyable your day will be. Goggles available with ASO are worn by some of the top motocross athletes in the world! if they are good for them, they are great for you. Some things that are important in goggles, and can be found in products available are:

  • Impact and scratch resistant lenses, if you crash you want to be protected.
  • Tear off lenses, your lenses are going to get dirty, tear off lenses are designed so you can reveal a clear lens quickly after getting dirty by simply tearing off the dirty lens and revealing a fresh clear lens.
  • Good ventilation is key, motocross can be a very HOT sport, when you sweat you create condensation and good ventilation helps combat fogging up.
  • Anti-fog coatings along with great ventilation is the key to a fog free experience.
  • Good face foam that is comfortable and conforms to any face shape.
  • Silicone ribbing on the inside of the goggle strap is to make sure your straps don’t slip up, down, or off your helmet.
  • Its sunny out there, you want to be protected from the harmful rays of the sun, all of our goggles offer 100% UV protection.

If you have any questions about any of the motocross goggles we carry, please ask!

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East Coast Frendly Gathering

If you are anywhere near Timber Ridge, in Windham VT this weekend and are looking for a good time, you might want to put the Frendly gathering on your radar. The Frends crew consists of some top level riders in snowboarding including olympic silver halfpipe medalist Scotty Lago, Jack and Luke Mitrani, Danny Davis, Kevin Pearce, and Mason Aguire. If you want to have a great time and rub shoulders with some of the top athletes in snowboarding, find your way to Timber Ridge this weekend!. For more information you can visit

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